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  • 22 Sep 2017

    Housing market slumps as London drag continues

    The UK housing market has dipped, exacerbated by a large -2.9 per cent monthly drop in house prices in London.   Data from the Rightmove housing price index for September...


  • 22 Sep 2017

    SMEs spend £1m annually on business expenditure

    UK SMEs spend on average £1 million a year on business expenditure, according to new research from American Express and the Centre for Economics and Business Research, with the biggest...


  • 21 Sep 2017

    Manufacturers ride export wave

    More manufacturers are seeing output and orders increase than at any time since 1995, as exports go from strength to strength on the back of the fall in the pound...


  • 20 Sep 2017

    Budget date confirmed

    Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has confirmed that the next Budget will be held on Wednesday 22 November.   The Budget will set out the government’s plans for the...


  • 20 Sep 2017

    SME law firms – the challenges that lie ahead

    A study of small and medium sized (SME) law firms published by Thomson Reuters shows that, while demand for legal services remains high, so the challenges faced by firms continue...


  • 19 Sep 2017

    HMRC collects billions in APN tax

    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recovered £1.3 billion in disputed tax last year from individuals and small businesses under the “accelerated payment notice” initiative (APN), up by a fifth on...


  • 15 Sep 2017

    Impact of package travel regulations survey

    The Tourism Alliance is running a survey about the impact package travel regulations are having on the domestic tourism industry.   The Package travel regulations apply to businesses that sell...


  • 15 Sep 2017

    Business confidence falls to one year low

    Overall business confidence has fallen 13 points to a one-year low of 17 per cent, according to the latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.   The Barometer, which...


  • 13 Sep 2017

    UK’s fastest-growing tech firms named

    The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100* has been published, ranking the UK's fastest growing private tech, media and telecoms companies in 2017. London once again shows its strength as...


  • 12 Sep 2017

    London remains financial services world leader

    London has once again beaten rivals New York, Hong Kong and Singapore to the top spot as the world's number one financial centre. Scoring top points for business environment, human...




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